Highland, California Population 2022

57,779
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Highland is a city located in San Bernardino County California. With a 2020 population of 57,779, it is the 161st largest city in California and the 748th largest city in the United States. Highland is currently growing at a rate of 0.68% annually and its population has increased by 1.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 56,999 in 2020. Spanning over 19 miles, Highland has a population density of 3,082 people per square mile.

The average household income in Highland is $88,553 with a poverty rate of 16.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,143 per month, and the median house value is $338,500. The median age in Highland is 30.9 years, 30 years for males, and 32 years for females.

Highland Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Highlandwas:

  • White: 55.67%
  • Other race: 19.11%
  • Asian: 8.64%
  • Two or more races: 7.47%
  • Black or African American: 7.38%
  • Native American: 0.99%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.74%
The current population of Highland, California is 57,779 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 56,999.

Highland, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Highland Population by Race

Highland Population Pyramid 2022

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Highland Median Age

31.2


Total

30.5


Male

32.2


Female

Highland Adults

There are 38,442 adults, (5,401 of whom are seniors) in Highland.

Highland Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

16.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Highland Sex Ratio

Female

27,884

50.39%

Male

27,455

49.61%

Highland Population by Age

Highland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Highland Household Types

67.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Highland Households and Families

3.82

Average Family Size

3.48

Average Household Size

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Highland Households by Type

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Highland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Highland Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 93.34%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.76%.

Highland Educational Attainment by Race

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$36,986

Average Earnings

$40,499

Average Male

$32,069

Average Female

Highland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Highland Language by Age

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Highland Language

55.94% of Highland residents speak only English, while 44.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.55% of the population.

Highland Language

Highland Poverty by Race

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16.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.67%

Male Poverty Rate

17.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Highland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Highland is Native, with 25.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Highland is Multiple, with 6.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.99%.

Highland Poverty

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Highland Poverty Rate by Education

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Highland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Highland Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Highland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Highland Married by Age and Sex

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Highland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Highland Marital Status by Race

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Highland Marital Status

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2,353

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Highland Veterans by War

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Highland Veterans by Age

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Highland Veterans by Race

Highland Veterans by Education

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10.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Highland Veterans by Education

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62%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Highland Employment by Age

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Highland Employment by Race

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Highland Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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66.78%

Born in Highland

77.56%

Native Born

22.44%

Foreign Born

12.03%

Non Citizen

10.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.56% of Highland residents were born in the United States, with 66.78% having been born in California. 12.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Highland Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Highland Population by Year